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  • Descanso turns to its roots

    Descanso turns to its roots
    Descanso Gardens will unveil Saturday an oak woodland that provides a glimpse of what Los Angeles might have looked like before 16th-century European settlers and their livestock arrived and forever changed the Southern Californian landscape. The 7.7-...
  • Two Lehigh County financial services firms merge

    Two Lehigh County financial services firms merge
    Two financial services firms in Lehigh County have announced a merger. Michael J. Fischer, president and CEO of Client 1st Financial LLC, and Drew Maron, president of Maron Financial Solutions have announced the two firms have become one. The merged...
  • Troy Wolverton: Amazon Fire tablets can compete with iPads, but that may not matter

    Amazon has garnered far less success than it deserves in consumer electronics, and its latest line of tablets may well continue that trend despite comparing favorably with Apple's latest iPad. The e-commerce giant recently updated its tablet lineup. Like...
  • Just take those old MP3s off the shelf

    Just take those old MP3s off the shelf
    In his digital music collection, Dave Muller owns 349,370 songs, enough to keep a listener jamming for three consecutive years without so much as a bathroom break. A vast chunk of that collection will fill the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood's...
  • Close Clean Water Act loophole

    Close Clean Water Act loophole
    The Chesapeake Bay and all of its connected lakes and tributaries are a vital resource for Maryland, providing clean drinking water and drawing millions of visitors each year to the area who seek outdoor activities such as canoeing, hiking, sailing and...
  • No, woolly bear caterpillars cannot predict winter weather

    No, woolly bear caterpillars cannot predict winter weather
    Does the size of an orange band on a woolly bear caterpillar mean a cold winter or a warm winter? Or is the important thing the black ends? I've heard so many forecasts of what to expect this winter, I'm relying on caterpillars! What the middle band...
  • In urban farming, a different taste of L.A.

    In urban farming, a different taste of L.A.
    At the Jonathan Club downtown, not everyone took it well when an infrequently used paddle tennis court on a fifth-floor roof was sacrificed to gem lettuce, swiss chard and microgreens. Executive chef Jason McClain, of course, was thrilled. His father, a...
  • Town Council hears presentation on green energy facility

    At its meeting on Oct. 28, the Glastonbury Town Council heard a proposal that would turn an existing natural gas pipeline distribution station into a clean energy-producing fuel cell facility. Devang Patel, general manager of GenConn Energy, a division...
  • Fly tying helps set a plan for winter weather

    Fly tying helps set a plan for winter weather
    With cold weather expected to hit the region by week's end, it's time to start thinking about things to do to break the monotony of cabin fever that will be hitting the outdoors-minded public in January and February. Once the rifles and muzzle loaders...
  • Bristol Reschedules Municipal Services For Veterans Day

    Bristol Reschedules Municipal Services For Veterans Day
    BRISTOL - City Hall and the trash transfer station will be closed on Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day. Trash collections for Nov. 10 won't be affected, but there will be no pickups on Nov. 11, the public works department announced. Instead, all...
  • Ex-Bear promoting medical pot while licensing process continues in secret

    Ex-Bear promoting medical pot while licensing process continues in secret
    Since they won the Super Bowl, members of the 1985 Chicago Bears have made second careers out of promoting apple-pie products like McDonald's, Coca-Cola and G.I. Joe. Now, they can add a more countercultural item to the menu: medical marijuana. Emery...